Monthly Archives: July 2013

RCAHMW Feb 2014 Conference – call for contributions

We are seeking submissions from those working on innovative projects on the themes outlined below in a research or operational capacity, who can contribute to this forward looking conference.

Contributions can be made through formal presentations, seminars or workshops, or more informally through the ‘unconference’ session or a show stand. Please find details of the various formats below.

The two main themes for this year’s conference are Technical Survey and Deliverables.

  • Topics may include, but are not limited to; Terrestrial Scanning, Geo-physics, LiDAR, Photogrammetry,
  • UAV’s, GIS, e-publication, 3D printing, visualisation and web resources.

Further details: LINK

Seminars in the History of Collecting 2014

This well-established seminar series, organised by our Fellow Jeremy Warren, forms part of the Wallace Collection’s commitment to research into the history of collections and collecting, especially in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in Paris and London. As in previous years, a series of around ten seminars is planned for 2014, and contributions are now being sought on such topics as the formation and dispersal of collections, dealers, auctioneers and the art market, collectors, museums, inventory work and research resources.

Papers are generally 45 to 60 minutes long, and the seminars are normally held on the fourth Monday of the month, between 5.30pm and 7pm. Proposals of up to 750 words, including a brief CV and an indication of which month you are free to speak, should be sent by 9 September 2013 to Carmen Holdsworth-Delgado, Curatorial Assistant at the Wallace Collection.

Deadline 9 September 2013

Further details: LINK


Future for Religious Heritage Europe

The organisation called Future for Religious Heritage Europe is organising a seminar on movable religious objects and interiors that will take place in Utrecht on 4 and 5 November 2013, in partnership with the Museum Catharijneconvent and the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands. This will address such questions as ‘what happens to the movable heritage when a building ceases to serve a religious function’ and ‘how do we protect against theft and displacement’? Abstracts of 5-minute mini-presentations are now being sought..

Deadline 8 September 2013

Further details: LINK




Construction History Society

The Construction History Society has announced that its first national congress will be held on 11 and 12 April 2014 in Queens’ College, Cambridge. The organisers are now calling for abstracts for papers on all aspects (both technical and non-technical) of construction history, including such topics as the history of construction materials and components, buildings, infrastructure, building form, construction processes and plant, funding, organisations, company history, labour, education and historical sources.

Deadline 15 August 2013

Further details: LINK

New Insights into Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-century British Architecture

The fourth conference on ‘New Insights into Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-century British Architecture’ will be held on Saturday 25 January 2014, at the Society of Antiquaries in London. Proposals in the form of short abstracts (up to 250 words) are invited for papers of 30 minutes in length and should be sent to Paula Henderson or Claire Gapper by 15 August 2013.

While the emphasis remains on new developments in architecture, proposals are welcomed on related themes, such as decorative arts, gardens, sculpture and monuments. The final programme will be announced in September.

Further details: LINK

SPAR Europe and European LiDAR Mapping Forum (ELMF)

Call for Papers

11-13 November 2013

Deadline: 15 July 2013

For the first time, these two conferences will take place alongside each other bringing the world of 3D measurement together in its various forms: aerial, terrestrial, mobile, static, bathymetric, handheld, photogrammetry and more.

The events focus on technology advances in end-to-end 3D that can be used in diverse industries and disciplines including building and architecture, civil infrastructure, land management, environmental studies, industrial facilities, forensics and security, and digital cultural preservation.

Further details: LINK

Call for Papers for the journal Studies in History and Theory of Architecture

The newly established journal “Studies in History and Theory of Architecture”, of the Department of History & Theory of Architecture and Heritage Conservation in the University of Architecture and Urban Planning invites international submissions for the volume Printed in Red. Architectural Writings during Communism.

Further details: LINK